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Mechanical Workshop Technician

MECH

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £25,217 to £30,046
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 10 February 2020
Reference:  1227720FP


Imagine working in an environment where your contribution is so far reaching that you will be changing the world - this is reality - if you choose.  

In our mechanical workshop you will be working alongside leaders in their discipline that rely on your expertise to guide them. You will achieve this by building strong partnerships and demonstrating creativity in problem solving.  In this pivotal role you will be responsible for aiding staff and students in the manufacture of equipment for experimental and research purposes ranging from optical fibre dies to high voltage electrodes. Personally you will be fluent in the use of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacture (CAM) and using 3D drawing packages to aid design. You will also be a confident communicator able to explain technical issues to those less experienced and where English may be their second language. Pitching in to solve unique experimental manufacture and design solutions will be second nature and you will always be looking to deliver effective results in the most efficient way and enhancing your customers' experience.

This is a truly immersive role that works at the very heart of our customer centric service - think you can help shape and mould the world? Then get in touch - we want to meet you.

In return we will offer you:-

- career development as we know this is important to you so will ensure you have opportunities to enhance your skills. 

- we are committed to work-life balance 

- offer a contributory pension scheme

- 20 days holiday rising to 24 after 4 years plus 8 bank holidays and 6 additional holidays (closure days)

- subsidised health and fitness facilities on-site; cycle to work scheme

- a range of discounts which include restaurants, retail outlets and entertainment.

You will join a small inclusive team that embraces diversity and the benefits this brings in support of this due consideration will be given to those who have had career breaks for reasons including maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability or illness.

The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 10 of the UK’s research-intensive universities. The University of Southampton is committed to sustainability and being a globally responsible university and has recently been awarded the Platinum EcoAward.  Our vision is to embed the principles of sustainability into all aspects of our individual and collective work, integrating sustainable development into our business planning, policy-making, and professional activities. This commits all of our staff and students to take responsibility for managing their activities to minimise harm to the environment, whether this through switching off non-essential electrical equipment or using the recycling facilities.

Application Procedure
You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4046. Please quote reference 1227720FP on all correspondence.


Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder: Faculty of Engineering

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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